Border Security Force personnel seized 128 heads of cattle, being smuggled across to Bangladesh, and arrested 13 people in raids in various border areas in West Bengal on
Defeated in his bid to get the UNSC or the world leaders to censure India over Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took to Twitter to urge the world to
Pakistan on Sunday condemned the bomb attack at a packed wedding hall in Afghan capital Kabul in which at least 63 people were killed.
India and Bhutan has agreed to maintain close coordination on matters linked to each others security and national interests, and emphasised on the hydro-power development
More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland’s Tatra Mountains, the mountain rescue service says, after a narrow tun
The Islamic State militant group claims responsibility for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the countr
Richard Williams, the Canadian-British animator who worked on the bouncing cartoon bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, passed away at the age of 86.
The presence of hip hop culture in the Bangladeshi music industry was not as prevalent even a decade ago. However, the scene has changed drastically over the years. Asifu
Samsara Art Festival (SAF) simultaneously features visual art and music. Aiming to create an interactive and diverse artistic realm within a public sphere, the festival s
Zahir Raihan is a name synonymous with the Golden Age of cinema in Bangladesh. Even though the legendary Freedom Figher lived only 37 years before his untimely death, his
Arun Chowdhury’s Mayaboti is set to release nationwide on September 13. The film stars celebrated actors Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Yash Rohan in lead roles.
It was a special occasion for the former students of 2004-’05 batch of the English department of Brahmanbaria Government College (BGC) as they joined their first ever r
Launch service operators have been accused of overcharging passengers departing Patuakhali’s Rangabali upazila for Dhaka after Eid.
Heavy downpour from Friday midnight to Saturday noon flooded low-lying areas of three municipalities and nine upazilas of Bagerhat and caused damage to fish enclosures an
Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong yesterday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what hav
The bodies of two Bangladeshis, who were killed in a road accident on Saturday in Kolkata, were brought to the country through Benapole immigration check post yesterday n
The flood waters of Pachil village in Sirajganj’s Shahzadpur upazila have started to recede. But that does not matter to Ahed Ali. The furious Jamuna has devoured his h
With thousands of shanties razed in Friday’s fire at Mirpur’s Chalantika, rehabilitation of thousands of people rendered homeless has become a major challenge.
After the Indian Supreme Court recently rejected the Indian central and Assamese governments’ plea for sample re-verification of names included in the National Register
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested one of the owners of Banani FR Tower, Tasvir Ul Islam, in connection with a case filed over his alleged involvemen
Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, yesterday after violent overnight clashes between residents an
Bangladesh is the most densely packed human domicile in the world among nations having more than 10 million people. With more than 1,100 men, women and children per squar
At least 224 people were killed and 866 injured in 203 road crashes across the country in 12 days during the Eid holiday rush, a passenger welfare group said yesterday.
Department of Environment yesterday sealed off a paper mill in Chattogram’s Khulshi area on charge of polluting the Halda, possibly the only breeding ground of natural
At least 13 people, including six of a family, were killed in five road accidents across the country yesterday.
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a High Court order that stayed the investigation of the case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act against
Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will be arriving in Dhaka today on a three-day visit to further improve the bilateral relations of the two neighb
The Islamic State militant group yesterday claimed responsibility for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers
The government yesterday tasked the FBCCI with mediating between tanners and rawhide merchants to resolve the issue of the tanners’ non-payment of Tk 400 crore to the m
Terming the dengue outbreak a big problem, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged people to be aware of the mosquito-borne disease and keep their houses and surroun
In February 2017, when Dhaka University took back the responsibility of seven government colleges after more than two decades, the university was neither prepared nor ade
For the last one week, hospitals outside Dhaka are receiving more dengue patients than those in the capital.
Four people have died and nine were injured after being attacked by a patient in a psychiatric hospital, Romanian press reports said yesterday.
Authorities on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria were set to evacuate more residents yesterday as a forest fire broke out just days after
The Libyan navy yesterday said 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they
Israel said it opened fire on armed Palestinians on Gaza’s border overnight and Hamas’s health ministry reported three dead yesterday, the latest in a series of incid
Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, of
Two days after Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hinted that India’s “no first use” for nuclear weapons might not be etched in stone, Pakistan Prime Minister Im
Gibraltar yesterday rejected a US demand to seize an Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute as it prepared to leave the British overseas territory after
A man dies of dengue while undergoing treatment at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH).
Pakistan on Sunday attacked Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over his statement that any talk with Pakistan would only be on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), saying
Pakistani importers have sought clarity on the fate of shipments en route from India via the Wagah/Atari joint check post after Islamabads decision to suspend bilateral t
The Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) has appealed to the government to allow the distribution of Indian origin goods in local markets that have already arrived at P
A massive fire has ravaged a slum in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless, the media reported.
Saying India is home to among the biggest start-up eco-systems in the world and witnessing transformation in many sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it
Dhaka Road Transport Owners Association has found proof against seven bus companies of taking extra fare from the passengers returning to Dhaka after Eid-ul-Azha.
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq says killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had thought they would be able to destro
The High Court (HC) once again has expressed dissatisfaction on the measures taken by Dhaka city corporations in preventing mosquito-borne diseases like dengue.
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhter was critical of Jofra Archer’s reaction after the England fast bowler hit Australia’s Steve Smith with a brutal bouncer on the bac